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Song Plagiarism and Copyrights Issue revolving “Halo-Halo Bandung” vs “Hello Kuala Lumpur”

"Halo-Halo Bandung" is an Indonesian patriotic song written by the legendary author, Ismail Marzuki, in 1946. The song decribes the spirit of struggle of the citizens of Bandung during the event of Bandung Sea of Fire in 1946. Recently, a YouTube channel published a video containing the song "Hello Kuala Lumpur", a plagiarized rendition of "Halo-Halo Bandung". As a response to the copyright infringement, several related parties have attempted to ensure the copyright protection of Mr. Ismail Marzuki's monumental creation, "Halo-Halo Bandung". Find out more our insights about this topic in our Legal Brief Publication.


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